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Jocelyn

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Little Goth
  • #636 All Time
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2k Jocelin (French)

How popular is the name "Jocelyn" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1900 6 6 0
1910 5 5 0
1911 5 5 0
1912 8 8 0
1913 9 9 0
1914 10 10 0
1915 11 11 0
1916 24 24 0
1917 27 27 0
1918 20 20 0
1919 23 23 0
1920 25 25 0
1921 33 33 0
1922 24 24 0
1923 46 46 0
1924 44 44 0
1925 48 48 0
1926 45 45 0
1927 63 63 0
1928 64 64 0
1929 80 80 0
1930 67 67 0
1931 85 85 0
1932 62 62 0
1933 63 63 0
1934 75 75 0
1935 51 51 0
1936 72 72 0
1937 50 50 0
1938 44 44 0
1939 73 73 0
1940 56 56 0
1941 60 60 0
1942 62 62 0
1943 73 73 0
1944 47 47 0
1945 72 72 0
1946 69 69 0
1947 72 72 0
1948 79 79 0
1949 97 97 0
1950 137 137 0
1951 274 274 0
1952 257 257 0
1953 308 308 0
1954 303 303 0
1955 383 383 0
1956 403 403 0
1957 352 352 0
1958 306 306 0
1959 241 241 0
1960 228 228 0
1961 223 223 0
1962 222 222 0
1963 266 266 0
1964 262 262 0
1965 292 292 0
1966 297 297 0
1967 260 260 0
1968 324 324 0
1969 392 392 0
1970 414 414 0
1971 396 396 0
1972 351 351 0
1973 355 355 0
1974 389 389 0
1975 406 401 5
1976 423 423 0
1977 945 938 7
1978 835 828 7
1979 732 719 13
1980 765 760 5
1981 816 809 7
1982 751 740 11
1983 727 721 6
1984 876 870 6
1985 880 870 10
1986 858 851 7
1987 986 979 7
1988 1,117 1,102 15
1989 1,096 1,080 16
1990 1,325 1,317 8
1991 1,365 1,355 10
1992 1,858 1,842 16
1993 1,948 1,926 22
1994 2,069 2,058 11
1995 2,204 2,191 13
1996 2,518 2,509 9
1997 2,629 2,619 10
1998 2,594 2,582 12
1999 2,488 2,476 12
2000 2,754 2,744 10
2001 2,833 2,827 6
2002 3,527 3,521 6 #91 girl name
2003 3,722 3,716 6 #87 girl name
2004 3,758 3,742 16 #85 girl name
2005 3,694 3,678 16 #87 girl name
2006 4,373 4,367 6 #73 girl name
2007 5,300 5,289 11 #50 girl name
2008 4,374 4,366 8 #67 girl name
2009 4,118 4,108 10 #71 girl name
2010 3,981 3,981 0 #65 girl name
2011 3,728 3,728 0 #70 girl name
2012 3,229 3,224 5 #92 girl name
2013 3,142 3,142 0 #99 girl name
2014 2,744 2,744 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Jocelyn? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 98,072 babies born with the name Jocelyn in the United States. That's more than enough Jocelyns to occupy the territory of Jersey (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 97,857 (as of March 27, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1900 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Jocelyn" was in 2007 with a total of 5,289 babies. (That's a lot of baby Jocelyns)

According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jocelyn" ranks #72 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Delaware. Imagine that, 12 babies in Delaware have the same name as you in 2010. Across the entire United States a total of 3,981 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Jocelyn" mean? The list below shows the origins of Jocelyn as well as things modernly associated with the name Jocelyn such as celebrities named Jocelyn.

English

Origin and Meaning of Jocelyn

The name "Jocelyn" is of English origin, and it means "Little Goth". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Jocelyn Quivrin

Jocelyn was born in 1979 in Dijon, Cote-d'Or, France.

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Joy Bisco

Joy Bisco is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1995 to present. Joy was born in 1975 as Jocelyn Bisco in San Diego, California, U.S.

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Jocelyn Thibault

Jocelyn Thibault is an ice hockey player. Jocelyn was born in 1975 in Montreal, QC, CAN.

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Jocelyn Angloma

Jocelyn Angloma is a football biography. Jocelyn was born in 1967 in Abymes, Guadeloupe.

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Alternative Meanings

J is for jolly, the fun side!

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

C is for compassion, your finest side.

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

L is for life, that you live so well.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

Your name in reverse order is "Nylecoj". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lycoejn". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Jocelyn born Aug 1, 1951

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of North Europe approximately on 1200. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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